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October is International Sloth Month!

David A. Pride | Posted 09.27.2016 | Green
David A. Pride

Not long ago I was cruising around the internet and came across a “sloth selfie” that had gone viral. In the photo, a happy hiker appears below hi...

Embrace Life! This Sloth Selfie Is All You Need To Be Happy

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.08.2016 | Weird News

Sloths know how to chill and there’s one in Rio de Janeiro who knows how say, “Cheese.” Adventure tour guide Marcelo Sueth found out firsthand l...

Diet And Lack of Exercise Main Reasons For Dramatic Rise in Diabetes

The Conversation Africa | Posted 04.07.2016 | Home
The Conversation Africa

One of the reasons for the increase in diabetes is rising numbers of overweight and obese people. Obesity has primarily been driven by high caloric food intake and people being more inactive.

A Sloth-Obsessed Woman Just Had The Best Day Ever

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.28.2016 | Weird News

There are dog people, cat people and folks who love snakes and lizards. But Stephanie Frosch, aka YouTuber ElloSteph, had a unique obsession: sloths. ...

Lost Sloth Tries To Cross The Road, Gets Stranded In The Most Adorable Way

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.25.2016 | Good News

Transport officials in Ecuador were tasked with an unusual mission last week: to rescue an apparently lost -- and clearly adorable -- sloth who had tr...

See The Adorable Way These Baby Sloths Are Learning To Climb

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.05.2015 | Good News

These orphaned baby sloths are learning how to climb in the most adorable way. Without parents to teach them how to dangle from trees, they use a rock...

Dare to Be 100: LSD and Health

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 11.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Not that LSD, not the dangerous hallucinogen in vogue not long ago. The LSD that I refer to are labor saving devices. A recent article in the Journal ...

The Seven Deadly Sins of Stock Trading

Timothy Sykes | Posted 08.06.2016 | Business
Timothy Sykes

I've been thinking a lot lately about what it takes to achieve financial & investment success. As a teacher, I have students at every stage of the process - from those who are completely new to the trading process to students that have gone on to become millionaires thanks to the lessons I teach.

Extraordinatory Photos And Story of Potty-Trained Sloth

Lucy Cooke | Posted 01.29.2015 | Green
Lucy Cooke

Sloths are famous for their eccentric bathroom habits, but this resident of a sanctuary in Suriname, really takes the... bidet.

Couple's Home Invaded by Baby Sloths (PHOTOS)

Lucy Cooke | Posted 12.30.2014 | Green
Lucy Cooke

Rescued adult sloths are released back into the jungle as soon as they are fit but orphaned babies are extremely vulnerable and need 24-hour care. So the couple have had to give up their home to their sleepy adopted babies until they are old enough to be released back into the wild.

These Advocates Are Raising Awareness For Ridiculously Adorable Sloths

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.19.2014 | Good News

As if we need an excuse to celebrate sloths. Sunday is International Sloth Day, which aims to draw the public's attention not only the creature's c...

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Menopause

Marcia Kester Doyle | Posted 10.26.2014 | Fifty
Marcia Kester Doyle

We all have them. The secret sins that keep us awake at night and tap us on the shoulder during the day while we try to go about our business.

Sarah Barness

WATCH: Sweet, Sleepy Sloths Say Goodnight

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green

In celebration of the last day of sloth week, we bring you this original video showing a glimpse into the secret world of sloths. Okay, so perhaps...

WATCH: Sloths For Days And Days For Sloths

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 04.19.2014 | Green

There are sloths for days and days for sloths, and today is a day for sloths. Why? Because why not? The lethargic cuties never cease to amuse with...

Twerking Baby Sloths (VIDEO)

Lucy Cooke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Lucy Cooke

The sloths are set to take over the world. Not bad going for an animal with a reputation for being lazy.

Talking Baby Sloth Says Happy International Sloth Day (Video)

Lucy Cooke | Posted 12.18.2013 | Green
Lucy Cooke

Make like a sloth this International Sloth Day and have an extra long lie in. It will be good for your brain.

WATCH: Baby Sloth Is Having A Tough Day

Posted 08.19.2013 | Green

When these little guys aren't napping, napping and napping some more, they are exercising, and being the most adorable animals ever. This little baby ...

5 Amazing, Little-known Facts About Well-known Animals

Carly Brooke | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green
Carly Brooke

Polar bears, sloths, sharks -- these are well-known animals found in our popular culture that most people would admit to having at least a bit of knowledge about. However, there's always more to discover. These are some wildly fascinating, yet little-known facts about a few of our favorite creatures.

WATCH: Baby Sloth Eating Breakfast

Posted 07.08.2013 | Green

There really isn't anything better for your morning than a baby sloth. In this adorable video, a mom and her newborn are eating what looks to be a ...

MUSICAL SLOTH ALERT

Posted 06.28.2013 | Comedy

This piano-playing sloth looks like it belongs in an all-sloth Western saloon. Who knew they could move that fast? Via Tastefully Offensive...

PHOTO: The Cutest Sloth Of The Week

Posted 06.09.2013 | Green

Last week, we wrote about Monique Pool, a woman in Suriname who rescued 200 sloths after cattle farmers destroyed their forest home in the Guiana Shi...

Giving Sloths Starpower To Save Their Lives

Posted 06.05.2013 | Green

From Vetstreet's Linda Lombardi: These days, sloths are everywhere. They've gone from an obscure critter with an insulting name to an Internet sens...

PHOTO: A Sloth In A Bowl!

Posted 06.02.2013 | Green

Sloths are a major part of our animal coverage here at HuffPost Green, and a recent story about Monique Pool, a woman in Suriname who rescued 200 of t...

WATCH: Hundreds Of Sloths Rescued After Home Destroyed

Posted 05.30.2013 | Green

One woman's efforts to save homeless sloths has landed her with hundreds of the cuddly forest dwellers, leading her to become "slothified," a word she...

The Wild Beauty Of Costa Rica

Charlotte Temple | Posted 03.22.2013 | Travel
Charlotte Temple

Costa Rica is about the size of West Virginia, yet it has some of the most varied landscapes and wildlife on earth.